Drama trailer for 2015 (BBC)
House of Cards
Series 1 intro:
Monarch of the Glen
A Scotland Highlands-based comedy-drama (it was produced by BBC Scotland), about a London chef returning to his ancestral home in Scotland.
Wire in the Blood
A crime series base don the books by Scottish crime novelist Val McDermid. It's about DI Siobhan and clinical psychologist Tony Hill. Can be found on Youtube and Netflix.
Based on JK Rowling's best selling novel -- her first post-Harry Potter effort -- about a small-town election.
However, it's really an examination of class in British life. This HBO-BBC adaption stars Michael Gambon (Dumbledore)
An institution in Britain since the 1980s . A soap opera based in the East End (working class) area of London, it is one of the most popular TV shows in the UK. Below is a recent episode:
Call the Midwife
A huge hit in the US and UK -- about midwives during the 1950s and 1960s.
A brand new series (there was an earlier version in the 1970s) set in Cornwall during the time of the American Revolution. Base don the historical novels of Winston Graham. It's been a huge hit this spring.